HC Deb 22 November 1939 vol 353 c1204
45. Colonel Baldwin-Webb

asked the Prime Minister whether he has considered, and can now announce, his decision as to the publication of a concise guide as to the precise functions, responsibilites and objects of the various new Ministries and Departments?

The Prime Minister (Mr. Chamberlain)

Yes, Sir. I will endeavour to arrange for a guide on the lines suggested to be available as soon as possible. But in view of the urgent work now falling upon Departments, it may be some time before it can be published.

Mr. Shinwell

Will the right hon. Gentleman indicate how these respective Departments are to be co-ordinated?

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